caustic soda

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Raw materials including coke, which helps to fuel iron-ore smelters, and caustic soda, used to extract alumina from bauxite, are also rocketing higher in price. Rhiannon Hoyle, WSJ, "What Goes Around Comes Around: Energy Prices Dig Into Miners’ Profits," 12 Mar. 2018 Prices have begun to rise for products including caustic soda and polyethylene. Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg.com, "Texas Explosions Show Chemical Industry Pushed to Its Limits," 31 Aug. 2017

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1796, in the meaning defined above

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caustic soda

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